Baltimore CityRAPES/ARREST: Northern District -- Police...


February 28, 1992|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

RAPES/ARREST: Northern District -- Police reported three women were raped in unrelated incidents between Wednesday night and early yesterday and that a man has been arrested in connection with one of the incidents. About 4 a.m. Wednesday, a teen-ager was assaulted and raped by two men in her Greenmount Avenue home. Later, the teen-ager was treated at Mercy Medical Center and released. In Hampden, a 26-year-old woman reported she was asleep around 3:30 a.m. yesterday when she was attacked by a man armed with a knife who broke into her Keswick Avenue house through a rear kitchen window. Early yesterday, police arrested a man and charged him with raping a woman whom he imprisoned in his house in the 4400 block of LaPlata Ave. for several hours. Police said the victim, who is known by the man, was kept inside the house from 11:30 p.m. Wednesday until shortly after 6 a.m. yesterday, when she was freed. Police said Ralph Antonio Williams, 19, of the LaPlata Avenue address, was charged with rape and false imprisonment. Police said Mr. Williams was held overnight without bail pending a bail review hearing today before a District Court judge.

THEFT: Northern District -- A resident of the 1000 block of Overbrook Road reported that while her car was parked in the 5700 block of Roland Ave., someone broke one of the car's window and stole a purse from inside the vehicle. Police said the purse contained cash and property, all valued at more than $100.

THEFT: Northern District -- Police said a set of rhinestone earrings and a silver serving tray were stolen from a 1990 Mercedes-Benz while it was parked in the first block of Midvale Road between Wednesday afternoon and yesterday morning. The owner of the car, also a resident of the first block of Midvale Road, told police the property was valued at $100.

THEFT: Northern District -- Twenty cassette tapes and a registration card were reported stolen from a 1990 Nissan yesterday while the vehicle was parked in the 800 block of Druid Park Lake Drive. Police said the owner, a resident of the 7900 block of Johnnycake Road in Woodlawn, Baltimore County, reported the thief entered the car by breaking a window.

THEFT: Northern District -- A resident of the 700 block of W. Melrose Ave. reported that someone broke into his 1990 Honda while it was parked near his home yesterday morning and stole 40 compact discs. Police said the property was valued at $600.

THEFT: Northern District -- Officials of the city Department of Transportation reported that someone stole several parking meters from their posts in the 900 block of W. 36th St. Police said the thefts occurred between Feb. 21 and Feb. 26. The meters were valued at $2,775.11.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 2900 block of Belmont Ave. and stole several appliances and other household items. Police said the property was valued at $700.

ROBBERY/ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said a man broke into a dwelling in the 1700 block of Braddish Ave. Wednesday night and robbed a female occupant of property valued at more than $1,000. The victim reported to police she was home when a man forced his way into her house, assaulted her and demanded money. Police said the man fled the house moments later with more than $100, two coats and other pieces of property. Police said the woman was not seriously injured.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $1,200 was stolen from a dwelling in the 2000 block of McKean Ave. early Wednesday. Police said someone entered the house through a rear door shortly before 4 a.m. and stole several pieces of clothing, a TV and other items.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1300 block of N. Carey St. reported that several pieces of property were stolen from his home Wednesday night. Police said entry was gained through a rear window and that a TV, telephone, field glasses and other items were taken. Police said the value of the property was not immediately known.

RAPE: Western District -- Police were seeking a man in connection with the rape of a woman over the weekend. The woman told police she was home Sunday morning when a man she knows entered and began assaulting her. During the attack, the woman told police, the man threw her down on a bed and raped her. Following the rape, police said the man escaped by jumping out a second-floor bedroom window. After reporting the incident, the woman was taken to Mercy Medical Center, where she was treated and released.

ASSAULT: Western District -- A resident of the first block of S. Fulton Ave. told police he was in the first block of N. Fulton Ave. around 8 p.m. Tuesday when he was stopped by several youths who warned him to stay out of the area. The victim reported that one of the youths then pulled out a handgun and fired a shot at him. Police said the bullet missed the victim and that the youths escaped on foot.

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